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Starkeys BBQ

#776 of 3,827 Restaurants in San Diego
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3231 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92119
858-488-2227
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sports Bar

Atmosphere was relaxing and had multiple televisions for watching different games. There is inside and outside sitting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Dorothy B
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Snow Hill, North Carolina
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Los Angeles, California
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was awesome. The burgers are fantastic and full of flavor. The service is friendly and the prices are reasonable. They are located steps from Belmont park which is an added bonus. We could have made a day out of it....

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Thank Travelbuddy81
Snow Hill, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmosphere was relaxing and had multiple televisions for watching different games. There is inside and outside sitting.

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Thank Dorothy B
Colorado
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

A very good breakfast in a fun setting. This resturant is one block off of the beach. The service is very good. The setting is also great for kids.

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Thank Brian C
Oldbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Myself and my cousin decided to try this place out on our stay in San Diego and we were so happy we did. The meal was hearty and generous but Carlos made it even better. What a lovely, genuine man. Amaaaaazing!

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Thank Sophie H
Hartford, Connecticut
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Went there for barbecue...got the ribs and beans....the ribs were fair, beans like pudding and flies all over the restaurant...first and last time.

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Thank David S
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Visited Breakfast August 23, 2015 Amazing food, fun atmosphere! If we lived in the region I guarantee this would be a regular dining place, lunch, dinner, and of course breakfast! This visit is a LONG one year since the last but the amazing food has NOT changed a bit!! In the review from last year I noted the Bloody Mary... More 

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Thank DenaliDreaming
Cairns, Qld
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99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Just swung by waiting for hotel room and decided on a few snacks. Well... Probably the best pork ribs we have ever tasted. Fall off the bone and amazing bbq sauce. Other dishes top notch and freshly prepared. Also beer ice cold. Very happy

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Thank jimmyboyqld
shreveport
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Service was fast, beer was cold, food was excellent. The Rosemary garlic fries are to die for. I had the bbq bacon burger (2 patties, lots of bacon, bbq sause, and onion rings) more than enough of a meal. I took the leftovers home :)

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Thank gattacaace
Carson City, Nevada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We went for breakfast. Service was a little slow and the patio needed a good washing. But the food was good. They accommodate kids easily.

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Thank MelandCooper
Cleveland, Ohio
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

My husband, infant daughter and I walked over for breakfast one day and came back for a sandwich another. Amazing service and a very nice patio. The food was simple and tasty with great daily deals.

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Thank katoe

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3231 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92119
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 858-488-2227

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?